Queen bee leader of dissident south american liberation army. When a democratic presidential contender is being threatened by queen bee, the leader of a south american guerrilla group, golgo is retained to kill her before. Then again, neither is duke togo, tadashi togo, or any number of the aliases he goes by. With its intricate plot and pulsepounding action, golgo. Queen bee, paints golgo aka duke togo in a somewhat different light by pitting him against a female. Discotek media adds golgo anime film mar 8, 2011 right stuf removes urban vision titles from catalog sep 8, 2010 section23, sentai add golgo tv with english dub apr 23, 2010. However, once golgo penetrates the queens hive, he realizes that the machinations behind the planned assassination are more complex than he could have imagined. The film was directed by ranald macdougall and produced by jerry wald, and the screenplay by macdougall was based upon the novel the queen bee, by edna l. John hostetter filmographie le guide des films en francais.
Queen bee is at the bottom of the list of things to watch as far as golgo goes. Titlegolgo queen bee publication number400880 application number40100371 mediumdvdcurrent. If hardy wins the election, drugs will be outlawed and queen bee s life will go down the drain. I think my biggest problem was that the story barely focused on golgo at all. Queen bee 1998 golgo is called upon to terminate the leader of a liberation army before she assassinates a highprofile political figure. Instead, it focuses a lot more on the queen bees character.
Golgo is a japanese manga series written and illustrated by takao saito, published in. The series follows the title character, a professional assassin. Queen bee video 1998 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Vf golgo streaming film streaming complet streaming vf. Queen bee is a short and not particularly sweet film that fails to make effective use of one of the coolest japanese characters around. Staff and background queen bee is an entry in the long running golgo franchise. Golgo is contracted to kill boss goa, the head of a worldwide crime syndicate responsible for drugs, weapons, and human trafficking.
Queen bee is only the second animated film based on the popular, longrunning comic book character of the title, a stoic, rockhard, topdollar hit man. The mysterious assassin golgo is well known for his reputation of never giving up an assignment once he has taken it and his high rates of success. Queen bee you are looking for serious, suspenseful and tense movies about with hitman, vengeance, femme fatale, mysterious character, terrorism, life is a bitch and violence spree themes of animation, crime and drama genre shot in japan. It was the second liveaction movie based on the golgo manga.
Queen bee 1998 cast and crew golgo is called upon to terminate the leader of a liberation army before she assassinates a highprofile political figure. He meets his match here in queen bee, the leader of a south american liberation army, whom. It gets the basic theme right, but misses the big picture. Master assassin golgo is hired by the advisor of presidential candidate robert hardy to assassinate queen bee, the beautiful and deadly leader of a south american guerilla army. The video clips come from the 2 golgo movies the professional and queen bee.
Stream gratuit based on takao saitos graphic novel, golgo is japans most celebrated. Being golgo , this of course means hes going to bang the hell out her, but he also gets involved with her story. Based on takao saitos graphic novel, golgo is japans most celebrated and notorious assassin, and a man as adept with a rifle as he is with the ladies. After discerning the underpinnings of queen bees loathing for the politicians, golgo realizes that she will stop at nothing to eliminate them. Tessho genda provides the voice of golgo in the japanese version, while in the english version, he is voiced by john dimaggio synopsis. This is one of a few anime movies that i have actually turned off while watching it. This is a new zealand classification of golgo queen bee. Golgo the professional japanese chirashi mini film poster anime english dubbed. A man of mystery, not even the worlds most prominent intelligence agencies. Duke togo is a man without morals, inhibitions, regrets, or even a real identity. Titlegolgo queen bee publication number400881 application number40100371 mediumdvd slickcurrent.
Golgo is the oldest manga still in publication, and its tankobon edition has the thirdhighest number of volumes. It has been adapted into two liveaction feature films, an anime film. Golgo queen bee 1998 by stella on 18 april 2016 in animation. When a democratic presidential contender is being threatened by queen bee, the leader of a south american guerrilla group, golgo is retained to kill her before she kills the candidate. Golgo is the longest running manga ever, having been going since 1968, and it is still very popular. Images of the voice actors who play the voice of sonia queen bee joanna in golgo.
Challenge 126 five anime films from the nineties 15. A women named queen bee keeps sending death threats to hardy and wont stop. But other than those cons, it has some really fun action sequences that fans of the first film will be pleased with. It has been adapted into two liveaction feature films, an anime film, an original video animation, an anime television series and. Duke, known by his clients as golgo, is a professional assassin who will only take your job if youve got a heck of a lot of cash or a cause he thinks is worth the trouble. Each issue contained one complete story and had nothing to do with the. It seems a bit silly to me because its named after the guy. Queen bee, director osamu dezaki and executive producer, mataichiro yamamoto, discuss why it took them years to create a sequel to their first golgo film titled the professional. It often contains a lot of shooting, explosions and fighting. The professional so interesting for me was to see a japanese production do a story meant to be so explicitly american, and commenting on the clandestine operations of our security apparatus.
Golgo queen bee 1998 ova golgo queen bee 1998 ova. It has sold 280 million copies in various formats, including compilation books, making it the second or thirdbestselling manga series in history. Queen bee vhs, 1998, subtitled at the best online prices at ebay. The professional, known as simply golgo in japan, is a 1983 japanese anime film based on the manga series golgo by takao saito. Golgo is hired to assassinate a woman known as the queen bee. Queen bee, paints golgo aka duke togo in a somewhat different light by pitting him against a female assassin who is as passionate as golgo is stoic. Queen bee is an original video animation that was released in 1998. Usually i can at least get some humor out of an anime.
Golgo is hired to assassinate queen bee, the secondincommand of a south american rebel army, to prevent her from killing the united states democratic presidential nominee. Golgo , gorugo satin is a 1973 japanese action film starring ken takakura as the. Queen bee is a 1955 american film noir drama starring joan crawford, john ireland, betsy palmer, and barry sullivan. Tessho genda provides the voice of golgo in the japanese version, while in the english version, he is voiced by john dimaggio. Queen bee tries to take it a step further with a story about the face of. Hardcore fans may just about find enough positives to warrant a purchase, but everyone else would be far better off checking out. If you missed the film in theaters, funimation is now streaming.
After having a more than friendly meeting with queen bee herself, golgo is presneted with another job. Used golgo vol 1 english manga blade of the immortal, online anime, ghost. Golgo is hired to assassinate queen bee, the secondincommand of a south american rebel army, to prevent her from killing the united states democratic. Queen bee stays true to the thrilling scenarios that have made the golgo character such a success, spanning a theatrical.
John dimaggio, denise poirier, carlos ferro language. However, once golgo penetrates the queen s hive, he realizes that the. With taro arakawa, john dimaggio, kinryu arimoto, denise poirier. Julia fletcher filmographie le guide des films en francais.
The sequel to the classic 83 masterpiece the professional takes badass motherfucker golgo. His right hand man, and sleaze extraordinaire, thomas waltham picks up golgo to do the job before things get messier than a farmgirl porno. Once golco discovers queen bee s true identity, he decides that he must step aside as a very personal feud climaxes to a tragic end that will blow you away. Gorugo satin is a japanese manga series written and illustrated by takao saito, published in shogakukans big comic magazine since october 1968. Golgo is hired to assassinate queen bee, the secondincommand of a south american rebel army, to prevent her from killing the united states. The manga won the 1975 shogakukan manga award for general manga and the grand prize at the 2002 japan cartoonists association awards.1367 793 428 927 144 1385 1383 1142 507 728 1088 51 302 387 256 600 415 252 1155 1464 943 349 399 1415 987 670 830 981 380 614 872 288 893 401